The “Eat Man Drink Woman” publication has a good online presence in Hong Kong, and lately they have been doing lots of great wonderful videos of some truly old school shops (many of these types are fading out of existence). Best of all these recent crops of videos have both Chinese and English subtitles. Not all of them do, so I will select the noteworthy ones so you all can check them out at your leisure.
For the few from the LA board that are fascinated with Cantonese cuisine, these videos offer a glimpse into the people behind the food culture and their perspectives are fascinating to say the least. Stories to be told, but so much wisdom to learn. What better way to dive into Cantonese cuisine from the grass roots level than videos like these!
Here’s one about a 71 year old congee specialist shop that reopened.